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Inside the sketchbooks of Franco D'Elia: art, travel, and what it means to follow your passion in a world that refuses to go at your pace.



By her teenage years, Sisca was already painting and studying the masters. 

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Andrzej Żuławski made films so intense and uncompromising that it’s almost not surprising they’re obscure and generally hard to come by.



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Irene Messia

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Henry Rollins

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In a world that was just beginning to step into the industrial revolution, the emergence of the steam engine in the 19th century was the game changer for transportation.


Around the same time, it seemed all the big shot names in architecture and design were receiving commissions to spruce up newly invented train stations—creating vast and inspiring spaces that hosted the constant comings and goings of people, commerce, travel, and more. In this article, art meets architecture and goes on a double-date with transport and industry. It’s a match made in railway heaven.


We’ve also put together a playlist to accompany you on this trip. So pop in your earphones and please enjoy.


Calling all birdwatchers! Grab your binoculars and head to the gallery, because the Art Gallery of New South Wales is hosting an exhibition on Brett Whiteley’s birds.

There seemed to be no sign of anyone or anything else around him except for the infinite expanse of plain white landscape where he stood.


There were no hills, no trees, no bumps, no dips, no corners to turn around, no steep track to climb up, no hole to hide in.


Japanese-American artist Esao Andrews takes note of the masters and creates a body of work that would most likely inspire them. Andrews goes beyond using primary and secondary colours, blending various shades with superb skill, leading us at Golem Quarterly Review to believe he is truly a modern master of colour.

Read on...


Can illustration be considered an art form? How about children's picture books? Laila Ekboir sheds some light on the subject.


The Boy brings the torch closer to the Man’s face, and the Man twitches, knocking the back of his head into the tree. They’re just kids, the Man thinks. Just kids.

Catalonia has always been a region (or a country depending on who you talk to) that has its own identity, language and food. 

Like a younger Attenborough perhaps, our man in Rosario has come back to us reporting, in sincere detail, on a young female musical there.



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